Publications

A Collection of CAN Canada and Member Publications

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Managing BC’s Forests for a Cooler Planet: Carbon Storage, Sustainable Jobs and Conservation

ManagingBC's

Climate Change has hit BC forests hard. A billion or more pine trees are now dead in the interior of the province, the result of an insect attack of unprecedented …

A New Climate for Conservation: Nature, Carbon and Climate Change in British Columbia

ANewClimate

A New Climate for Conservation: Nature, Carbon and Climate Change in British Columbia explores the role of nature conservation in a climate action strategy for ecological adaptation (Part 1) and …

Stuck in the Tar Sands: How the Federal Government’s Proposed Climate Change Strategy Lets Oil Companies off the Hook

Stuck

If 
greenhouse 
gas 
pollution 
from
 Alberta’s 
tar
sands
 industry
 continues
 to 
grow
 at
 its 
projected
 rate, 
it 
will
 be 
nearly
 impossible
 for 
Canada
 to 
do 
its 
fair 
share
 to
 stop
 global
 …

Greening the Grid: Powering Alberta’s Future with Renewable Energy

GreeningtheGrid

This report presents a comprehensive analysis of Alberta’s power production and energy efficiency opportunities and demonstrates the dominant role that renewable energy and improved efficiency can play in seriously reducing

Dirty oil: How the tar sands are fueling the global climate crisis

Report-Greenpeace-DirtyOil

Global oil addiction and an international failure to establish a price on carbon have created an explosive boom in the tar sands. Despite the current financial crisis, every major multinational …

Provincial Power Play: Breaking Away from Federal Inaction on Climate Change

Report-DSF-ProvincialPowerPlay

A remarkable shift in global climate change politics and policy has occurred in Canada over the past two years. When the David Suzuki Foundation first assessed provincial and territorial action …

Our Nation, Their Interest

Report-ForestEthics-OurNation

A new report by Environmental Defence and ForestEthics called “Our Nation, Their Interest: The Case Against the Northern Gateway Pipeline and Tanker Project” was released today as part of a …

We should assess new pipelines like the Americans do

Clare Demerse

Over the last few months, debates about pipelines have become a staple of the news in Canada. Indeed, pipelines have become the main pretext for our conversations about …

So who does Rex Murphy work for?

By Kevin Grandia

There is a brewing controversy swirling around longtime CBC commentator Rex Murphy and his relationship with Canada’s oil industry.

As long time readers of DeSmog know, Murphy …